I've moved on...
...to a different domain. Why, what were you thinking? The truth is, I just woke up one day and decided it's time for a change—a metamorphosis, if you will; or, in layman's terms, if Britney can shave her head, then maybe so can I? Nevertheless, it's been a rather handsome 10 years of talking to you, and thank you for putting up with all my moodswings and terrible dad jokes. Fear not! The hormonal imbalance and jokes are more terrible on CUBICLE, see you there.

One piece, Three looks: Knee-length chino trousers

Wallet, Chloe

Look 1 (from left to right): Mint Sweater, H&M. Patterned blouse, Zara. Shorts, Uniqlo. Sandals, Camilla Skovgaard, Straw Bag, Chloe
Look 2: Jacket, Barbour. Checkered blouse, Motel Rocks.Shorts, Uniqlo. Bag, Marc Jacobs (via Monnier Freres). Shoes, Kate Kanzier. Headphones, Urbanears. Belt, JHYoo. Cat-eye Sunnies, Beyond Retro
Look 3: Bag, Bottega Veneta Initials. Shoes, Coii.kr. Sleeveless blazer, ASOS Africa. Checkered Top, stolen from mummy. Shorts, Uniqlo.

You know how summers go. Vacations, festivals, family reunions, hairplugs, cider by the river, breast reduction surgery, sample sales, that one trip to the zoo where you swear off children forever… I know you know what I mean, you’re BUSY, so, what blog? Well. None of those happened to me in the past postless week so sadly no point getting excited (do we count slamming chest-on into a shelf ‘reduction surgery’? YES/NO). In fact I was home the entire week working 9-to-5 in my suit (suit for super-cool stuff like sleeping) migrating from desk to bed and occasionally the postbox for Dominos Pizza flyers. ‘Tomorrow!’ was the battle-cry, and this blog was the victim in one. Hey, I’m back now, with chino shorts (what an odd thing to comeback in) I bet you’ve never seen anything like this in a glossy magazine before! In fact I’d fold them neatly and place them in a box with the power drill and a jug of motor oil, marked ‘Utility Stuff’. It was fun though, the challenge of trying to style one, and since I was on a roll of NOT blogging this is a pretty good brain teaser to help reverse directions and roll the other way towards a land of bountiful motivation and cakes, lots of cakes…

Many thanks to Kitty Kat for helping with the photos

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  1. I love these kind of posts, they’re so clever. Great transformations, I love this!

  2. looking amazing and stylish as always!


  3. Yvonne

    pony tail ish back <3 way to go ,,, hair tutorials anticipating !

  4. ayy_ayy

    haha..your post always make me laugh.

    from the 3 outfit, i was wondering which outfit did you wear before you change into next outfit? *hmmm *thinking

  5. I love you in seafoam green Shini!

  6. Unexpected, but enjoyable all the same. I’m sooooooo glad lengths and styles are so varied for shorts this summer. I don’t really fancy denim cut off at the cheeks. These chino shorts are quite adorable with heels. Nicely done!

  7. Those chino shorts are so, so, cute! Love how you styled them and the color mixtures.


  8. Well I couldn’t dream of better cut shorts for a come back.
    Material Fixations

  9. In love with those transparent shoes, opened the link, and now I’m drooling over anything on coii.kr. T_T


  10. fantastic effortless looks!


  11. All of these photos are stunning. I love all three outfits – you look beautiful! x

    Kate {Modette}

  12. uniqlo was available in Malaysia. I love how you pair up with the short. I think I really miss your personal post

  13. some bloggers lament about how huge their breasts are, so when i read your line about breast reduction surgery, i didn’t even give it a second thought. :)

    off-topic: i LOVE these looks.

  14. these transparent heels are absolutely the most awesome


  15. I love your pictures and the way you are making the things exciting!

  16. in my head these are a funny and awkward item to pull off, and make look stylish. i think you managed it, thumbs

  17. Die hard chino fan here! You look fantastic.

  18. Amazing outfits!


  19. I’m all too guilty of the ‘manana manana’ mantra! You look fab. Nx

  20. Gorgeous!

  21. i really do like ur style! it’s really unique in the sense of coloring, styling, layering and texture combos… really shini!! :)

    xx nathan.niche


  22. Hey, your styles are really perfect, everything match with each other!! Keep your stylish blog because I love it!!

  23. really great looks!


  24. I adore your style! I love every outfit you wear


  25. I like the bags, especially the first one ( first photo) :) very stylish

  26. out of all the things hope ur not having a breast reduction lol, loved all the outfit shini, esp the sweater and the plastic shoes!

  27. Weeeee! Looking geewddd as always Shini! Sorry I had to be a party pooper last weekend, which was probably one of the rare weekends that both you and kitty kat were free for dinner? Let’s try again!

  28. bahahahaha you so funny. breast reduction surgery?!
    your style is always so you and spot on.
    keep your spirits high and will wait for future posts. No shame if they’re not as frequent as before. Your blurbs are what I look forward to most, hehehe.

    ♥ Diana


  29. Love that red Chloe bag!


  30. Your blog is my favorite!

  31. I love every outfit! but my heart has been kidnapped by your personalised white bag :)
    check out my sweet fimo creations!
    x got


  32. You are so stinking adorable. I love all three looks.

    p.s. you look so sweet with the pony tail. LOVE IT. you just need a lollipop.

  33. I love all of these looks with short chinos! Such an amazing idea.

  34. What a great shoes!!!


  35. I love those bags, I saw one the other day with white lace, I think I’ll buy it !

  36. LOVE those trousers :) menswear inspired dressing is so perfect for summer :) and love the pop of neon and clear sandals, so pretty!

  37. You look amazing!


  38. loving the look with the summer sweater!! Well done!


  39. I love your style! Just found your blog and I like it!

    Théa Unknown

  40. Love the darling shoes and handbag in the first and second pictures!

  41. Love the straw bag

  42. Oh I always get excited about your uniqlooks posts, Love the different way you’ve styled these shorts, they look perrrrfect on you! Look 1 has to be my fave xxx

  43. asi

    So pretty and stylish. good collection.
    Parfum pas cher

  44. Love it all from head to toe!

  45. The first look is my absolute favourite one!

  46. love this look, all the best
    look at those heels!
    Izzy x

  47. Ah I know that tomorrow battle cry only too well! Love the Barbs quilt (of course) x

  48. Wow. Amaze! I’m almost addicted to this website :) Like sugar to my eyes.

  49. amazing look and would love the summer edition of your sweater too!!

  50. I love rolled up shorts! so chicly androgynous

  51. Love the way you where your shorts !

  52. You have got such a good way to arrange your outfits !

  53. Thanks Sarah! You know, I actually found a couple of websites that carry them: http://www.french-baskets.com